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FOX
Dec 10, 2012 4:00am PST
, representing a nearly $1.9 billion loss for the company. groupon stock popped following rumors that google might be planning a takeover. groupon shares hit $4.69, the highest level in 3 weeks, after rumors spread that google could be considering a buy of the coupon company. groupon rejected a $6- billion bid from google prior to going public. but bloomberg news reports since groupon's market share has fallen in value, google is considering another offer. both google and groupon have declined comment. google is turning into a shopper's friend this christmas. 80% of people are googling their research on christmas purchases before buying. however, julia krueger of google says this doesn't necessarily mean shopping habits are transitioning to online- only. "they want to feel confident about what they're buying, and feel like they are getting a good value. so not everybody looks for the lowest price, but very often they want to feel good about the price they are paying. so even if it's within a few dollars, it may be a better purchase for someone to buy it locally or to be able to know that the
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 4:00pm EST
it or not rivals apple and google are partnering up. david: no. they hate each other. liz: could this be the first of many dances between the two tech giants? doubtful! shibani joshi will have details. stay tuned. ♪ [ engine revs ] ♪ ♪ [ male annncer ] the mercedes-benz winter event is back, with the perfect vehicle that's just right for you, no matter which list you're on. [ santa ] ho, ho, ho, ho! [ malennouncer ] lease a 2013 c250 for $349 a month at your local mercedes-benz dedeal. at your local ...so as you can see, geico's customer satisfaction is at %. mmmm tasty. and cut! very good. people are always asking me how we make these geico adverts. so we're taking you behind the scenes.od. this coffee cup, for example, is computer animated. it's not real. geico's customer satisfactio is quite real though. this computer-animated coffee tastes dreadful. geico. 15 minutes uld save you 15 % or more on car insurance. someone get me a latte will ya,? >> i'm adam shapiro with your fox business brief. the "wall street journal" reporting u.s. authorities are preparing to announce a record $1.9 bill
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 3:00pm EST
bogle is, google him. buy his books. great wisdom on investing. >>> the bias seems to be to the upside as we head towards the close. the dow up 23 points right now. >> and after the break we'll be talking burgers. be if you could only eat one burger, one for the rest of your life would it be mcdonald's or burger king or wendy's? forget that. what if you could only own one of those two stocks. which would it be? the battle of the burger companies up next. >>> be sure to check out cnbc's list of 2012 predictions that didn't come true. number seven on that was a double dip recession here in the united states. although widely anticipated by many economists, it didn't happen. at least not this year. what about next year? stay tuned. help you? i heard you guys can ship ground for less than the ups store. that's right. i've learned the only way to get a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot? [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. save on ground shipping at fedex office. governor of getting it done. you know how to dance... w
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 11:00am EST
, at least for the time being. working together. news breaking over the weekend that apple and google are working to gather so that they do not outbid one another. we think it will go for a price tag in the range of $500 million. it bodes very well for former foes in the past. apple, microsoft, research in motion, just flashier, all came together to fight nortel's patent portfolio. speaking of buying, over the weekend, not even over the weekend, this morning, we got reports that google may be buying motorola's home business from a british company called space. motorola's home business, dagen and connell, i said it right this time, they mix boxes. you could be going directly to google, as we know, as you guys know, there is a war going on for who controls what in your living room space. connell: thank you very much, shibani. shibani joshi in the newsroom. dagen: stocks now and every 15 minutes. nicole: popcorn. the posse group offer. turns out, for the quarter, their numbers were disappointing. down nearly 9% at the moment. there were some issues with accounting. that scandal and an in
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 1:00pm EST
. well also take a look at another side of google that you very rarely hear about. the internet giant stashing billions in tax shelters to avoid paying taxes. is that fair play or outrageous corporate behavior? especially in this climate. well talk about that. but first, markets are generally higher. dow jones industrial average up 29 points on the day. nasdaq is up 7. and s&p 500 up about 1 1/2. >> they've been that way about the last ten days or two weeks or so. 21 days until america goes over the cliff or not. president obama meeting with the house speaker boehner in a closed door session over the weekend. yesterday in fact. trying to hammer out a deal. we hope you watch the redskins win over the ravens there in the last minute. president set to speak later at an auto plant in michigan about his planes it raise taxes on the rich. our chief political correspondent live at the white house with the latest. hi, john. >> hi, tyler. it is glammy and overcast in washington today but everybody is looking for bright signs about the fiscal cliff. we have a bright side yesterday when john boe
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 1:00pm EST
for new year's eve. melissa: breaking news, google gmail service having intermittent outages. it is investigating the issue. gmail has 425 million gmail users worldwide. it is unclear how many have been affected. take a look at google shares up by $0.73 as the news is breaking. shibani joshi will bring us the latest coming up. lori: no federal government has ever find a business more money when it comes to breaking antitrust rules. melissa: cheap natural gas thanks to advances in shale drilling. to the export to make a profit? can i help you? i heard you guys can ship ground for less than the ups ste. that's right. i've learned the only way to get a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot? [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. save on ground shipping at fedex office. lori: time to make money with charles payne. this hour he is looking at the company he swears by scene on the road. it is a quintessential american success story that began with just one truck in arizona. melissa: did you know lori is a trucker o
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 1:00am EST
mark. she runs google's washington office. she's always been on the cutting edge of things that really matter. let me start off by saying i do not think there is an anti- innovation caucus. i do not think there is anybody who is opposed to innovation. it is a little bit like apple pie or rg3. let me ask you all to describe what we really mean by innovation. what are the two or three priorities we ought to really be talking about? glenn? >> let's start on that side. >> i thought you'd start on that side. >> i go to my right first. >> there are three types of innovation. this is from the business perspective, our world. one is scientific innovation that allows the second innovation which is the technology innovation, to take the underlying discovery and commercialize its, turning it into a product that can be used for consumer customers. what is equally important is how you can then take a discovery, it turned into a technology, and you can deliver it in a way that allows you to build a business that gets you a margin that can support the business. basic science innovation, technology in
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm EST
by quietly collecting information about them and selling it. speaking of google's android, goodle has opened a campus in tel aviv, where it plans to help promising startups in the promised land and maybe they can explain why g-mail went down today. folks took to twitter with advice, like, g-mail is down. go and have lunch with somebody you care about. melissa? >> g-mail and drive was done, apparently. what's the trade on google, pete? >> i like google, but i still think when you look at yahoo!, one of this things we talked about recently is, how yahoo! is actually starting to steal back some of that search. who are they stealing it from? they are taking some of it from google. i like this yahoo! story right now. i think you have more upside. >> amen. >> all right. >> we talk about it for awhile now. >> we have. we have. >> jane? >> all right, finally, this john mcafee story is right out of hollywood. we need to start casting the movie. one likely candidate is vladic sheybal who played dr. boogalow. but i found the late, great roy shader, seen as bob fossey in "all that jazz." unfortunately,
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 3:00pm EST
is happening in silicon valley. apple and google compete on so many different rounds. but they're actually coming together to co-compete on a bid for the patents that kodak holds. 1100 patents, half a billion dollars. they realize instead of sitting across from each other playing and outbidding one another, we will work together and co-compete for these and work together to get these patents for both of us. something to watch. liz: not all patents are equal. they will start dealing and wheeling. >> it all looks kosher right now, but i'm sure it is not. liz: what about the flash cube patent. dennis, what about you? >> mayor bloomberg could be in for holiday shopping. bloomberg media company may want to buy the financial times. any deal more for prestige and profits. preservation down 30% in four years, 300,000. yet bloomberg is a hungry acquirer. a deal here would give bloomberg 50% ownership of the economy. it could go for a price of $1.6 billion. valuing them at double the price of u.s. print properties on a per point. whether ceo plays on march in the print business. rival to bloomberg a
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm EST
in which the sound does not go up for commercials and i'll be the first is a-to-say google will copy apple if they are successful, samit bhatt. now we have scott wapner and "fast money." >>> welcome to "the halftime show." four hours to go until the close. green arrows across the board. 13,041 the dow jones industrial average, all of the major averages in the green. here's what we're following on "halftime" target practice with its prediction for 2012 now within reach, jpmorgan's tom lee on the market's next move. net gain, netflix shares up again as the company rides the halo of its disney deal. where is the next stop? one stock, two opinions in a halftime debate. first our top story the sudden sell-off in shares of apple, after posting its worst trading day in four years, the stock is rebounding but has still lost more than $35 billion in market cap over the past few days. jon fortt is in silicon valley with the latest, the worst performance of three days since 2008. what is the buzz in the valley? >> we've heard multiple theories why the stock has been falling, people selling ahead of t
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 3:00pm EST
in the stock and missteps like google maps, should cook start asking is what would steve jobs have done? max wolf of green crest capital says tim cook could help himself by channelling more jobs. nicolas carlson makes the cay that in some ways tim cook is even better than steve jobs. i think we have a disagreement going here. max, you first. why can't we just allow apple to change and become tim cook's company? >> i think it has become tim's. that transition occurred prior to the passing away of steve jobs. i think it's healthy. i think he should stand on the shoulders. everybody in the tech world has something to learn from jobs. i think standing on the shoulders of steve jobs is great idea. i think wearing a dead man's pants to work is creepy and a terrible idea. he has to be different. he can't try to clone apple. after all, what makes apple different from all the people who want to be apple is it does its own thing. mr. cook has to follow in that great tradition. >> mnicolas, how does he do tha? what kind of business experience does tim cook bring that perhaps steve jobs didn't? >> first
CNN
Dec 11, 2012 2:00am PST
unfortunately expected today. >> give me shelter. a report says google managed to hide big money from uncle sam overseas but they did it without breaking any laws. >>> tom on top. do you know what i'm talking about? days after welcoming a new baby daughter tom brady takes charge in a big "monday night football" rout. >> he's so dreamy. >> you heard it here. >> tom brady is the definition of dreamy. i'm happy to say it. >> what about his wife. >> she's dreamy, too. there's a lot of dreamy going on in that family. >> welcome back to "early start." i'm zoraida sambolin. >> i stayed up way too late watching that game last night. >> apparently. >>> our top story this hour is the weather. more storms expected to smack into the south. yesterday, a large swath of that region from louisiana to florida was hit with severe weather. there were reports that tornadoes did touch down and take a look at this video. a man in birmingham, alabama was talking to a reporter about how bad the weather was when this happened. >> we had dogs, he was in the cage -- oh, my god. oh, my god. oh, my god. oh, my god. you all
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm EST
with google and harvard for a day that i hope will stimulate people and remind them of the importance of the investments. thank you. [applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> president obama travels to michigan today. he will be speaking to autoworkers in a plant outside detroit about extending the bush tax cuts for the middle class. the president met with john boehner at the white house to discuss a deal to avoid the automatic tax increases and spending cuts that are set to kick in at the beginning of next year. we will have live coverage of the prison in michigan starting at 2:00 p.m. eastern. -- the president in michigan starting at 2:00 p.m. eastern. at 5:30 p.m. eastern, how u.s. debt, economic growth, and baby boomers retiring could lead to political and economic change. also, the u.s. senate meets today to continue debate on extending insurance on higher deposit announced. live coverage begins at 2:00 p.m. eastern on c-span2. the house gavels in a tomorrow. we will have live coverage tomorrow a
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 8:00pm EST
will hear from a google vice president who served in the u.s. house of representatives in 1990. hosted by the center for american progress, this is 55 minutes. >> that is a really tough act to follow. i am delighted to be here. let me tell you one quick story about our host and one of my favorite people. i did a column one time in which are referred to her as the sugar ray robinson of policy issues. sugar ray robinson was pound for pound the greatest boxers in the history of the game. whenever i see her, i say hi, sugar. one of my younger reporters said to a colleague, she is a different generation. it is a terrific -- it is terrific to be here. he is a tremendous asset. his real claim to fame is he is part owner of the boston celtics. to but the more we will talkjonathan teaches at thehe has written 150 books. i say about pat moynihan that he had written more books than most senators have read. i am dazzled by that. he is also a senior adviser at the center for american progress. he's very interested in the subject. susan, we have to stop meeting like this. we have done more seminars.
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 4:00am EST
it on its own blog in june. netflix stock down three quarters of a% in frankfurt. >>> and google is closer to selling motorola's cable set top box business. the "wall street journal" suggests final bids must be in by today. google's been shopping the unit for months. bids could reach as high as $2.5 billion. journal says both private equity firms and cable and video equipment makers expected to make offers. google stock in frankfurt down 0.4%. and after several days of public pronouncements and posturing, budget talks have privately resume between the staff of john boehner and the white house. this breaks a near week long silence between the two sides as the deadline to avoid the fiscal cliff looms. president obama and boehner spoke by phone on wednesday and promised to renew the negotiations. hurricane sandy expected to put a big dent in the u.s. jobs report out at 8:30 eastern. nonfarm payrolls are forecast to have risen just 80,000, versus 171,000 in october. it would be the smallest job growth in five months. sandy which truck strustruck at of october battered the east coast, but econo
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 9:35pm EST
in the 1970's and 1980's that we had now we would not have had the googles, or the intels because many of those founders that graduated from the american universities would not be allowed to stay. our bill does a variety of things. but the two most important, one, let's start with the lowest hanging fruit. those graduate degrees masters and p.h.d.'s in science, technology, engineering, and math. and say if you graduate and you have a job awaiting you in america we're going to give you a green card. this should be the most basic of common sense because the remarkable thing these jobs now in a global economy can be anywhere in the world. not only those high-paying, high-skilled jobs themselves but sometimes support jobs. if you are an engineer you can be a computer engineer. part two, we get a few less nods on the second which is to advise what i believe policies. those folks lucky enough to stay in this country in many cases become indentured servants to the companies they work for because their ability to switch jobs or, god for bid, decide they want to be entrepreneurs and they are gr
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2012 9:20am EST
there and broadening the face of offerin offerings? >> i think one thing you're seeing a competition with google and need to start hiring talent to keep up with google's innovation with cloud services, not necessarily in the hardware space. no one makes better hardware than apple. they don't need that engineering, they need software engineering to keep up with google to make cloud searching work. >> apple is going to spend 100 million dollars bringing some mac production to the united states. they're going to build these things in america and they've not done that before. what do you make of it. >> they haven't done it in 20 years and i know apple has been wanting to do this. it's been a thorn in the side of apple. stuart: it's for political reasons? >> it's for political reasons, sure, and the thorn in the side is tim cook to deal with worker conditions. >> no, no, no. >> sure. >> you can't tell me, the chief executive says i'm tired of getting on that plane and going to china. >> and i don't know that he cares about getting on the plane. he's tired of the negative pr. >> right. >> and now to t
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 4:00pm EST
has been around since 1998 which is a lifetime ago in tech years. now, google and apple both of which of course sell these apps in their app stores may need to step up their disclosures. the ftc told us today that both companies could play a more active role in better transparency for parents. neither google nor apple responded to requests for comment. >> all right. let's get out to kayla tausche again. we're hearing the treasury is going to sell the remaining $240 million worth of aig shares? >> that's correct. we're seeing those headlines just hit the wire now. it's 234 million shares. that's roughly $8 billion. that's the last of the treasury's investment in aig. they will launch a fully public offering. roughly 16% of aig shares. this is a mayjor coupe for the government. still at 33 bucks even though it's down after-hours up from the re-ipo after the financial crisis. >> and it's something that will make the ceo very, very happy. the last couple times he's been on this program, he has been campaigning publicly for the government to do just that. he wants them off his balance shee
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm EST
from washington. remember, i hope you'll follow me on twitter and google plus. stay with cnbc, because "fast money" begins right now. see you back in new york tomorrow. >> and this is mission krill call, rise above washington, d.c. we're going to get to "fast money" in just a moment. but we've got to talk about what is going on here. you just heard maria's observation. she is not confident that a deal will get done. sadly, i feel the same way. especially after speaking with numerous lawmakers today. everybody seems very firmly entrenched, although eamon with the news just a moment ago that john boehner has indeed sent the president a counter offer, though republicans, to a man, complained today that they do not know what cuts the democrats would like to make. senator harry reid coming out earlier today, saying, we're not going to offer up any cuts. we want the gop to put their cuts on the table. it is clear it is a game of finger pointing, which party is going to be made to look like the bad guys, because somebody's going to have to tell somebody no. that is certainly the deal here. st
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm EST
mutual funds, et cetera. a lot big names, google, amazon, netflix. but nontechnology names as well. dollar tree, mattel, starbucks, wynn. broad swath of economy this index tracks. lori: throwing in to image theenasdaq 100 funds? >> that what we think will happen next few days. they try to mimic. try to buy all the same stocks in all of those same 100 stocks. we think a nice pop up. we will not, today, though. it was down now. but what we'll not see is a huge pop up because that usually happened and is reserved for the s&p 500,. when stocks get added in there. that's when we see a bigger sort of investor base react to that it may be a while. google, for example, had to wait two years before included in the s&p 500. facebook may have to wait a little bit as well. certainly something that is --. lori: nice job. gives more clout being in the nasdaq 100. melissa: great report. place your bets. it is not a horse race. it is a royal baby race. prince william has rushed to be by his wife's bedside as she is treated for severe nausea at king edward hospital in london. odds makers are rushin
FOX News
Dec 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
storm sandy this year. google reports more folks wanted to know about the korean performer who dances like he's riding horseback. psy could not knock whitney houston from the top of searches in 2012. the death prompted more searches than the gangam music style that went viral. >>> got crisis? according to the "wall street journal," which our parent company own, the milk business could be in for a long-term troublesome time. the journal points to statistics show not guilty 1975, each american drank 28 gallons of milk. gross. you see, then that number has fallen. the journal reports it's because of price increase examines more people being concerned milk is high in calorie, which it is, and turning to bottled water. the milk companies are fighting to win back customers, pushing back with protein enhanced milk. more news for dairy lovers. scientists in europe say they found the oldest evidence yet of cheese making. 7500 years old. researchers tested pottery fragments from poland, which had strainers that could have helped make beer, honey or cheese. hopefully beer. they say they found
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm EST
not that familiar with the education act. google is spending a significant amount of money to see we can do better. what the big frustration is what we talk about education but many of the other social problems that we talked about, when you see that there is such a dramatic technological change and we have not done anything to abandon our educational system. we can see is their ways that we can use these ongoing on-line resources to reach kids and get them to think beyond, to do that type was of things to introduce them to worlds beyond our borders. there are opportunities to shake things up and to cut some of the costs by allowing kids to enter world's and realms of the have never been allowed to enter before through technology and we need to spend more time figuring out how we change that paradigm if we know it. particularly for the pre-k through high-school. how can we learn better based on what we know today? >> let me try two more before we open it up to questions. warren buffett says tax rates do not matter as much as a lot of people pretend when it comes to companies and investment and inn
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am EST
on -- every once in a while i check tweeting. >> i saw it on google, too. kayla tausche reporting -- >> kayla beat nick dunn. >> nick dunn was quoting kayla. >> is that right? >> corporate news that we're talking about, ingersoll-rand is nearing a deal to spin off its security technology business. cnbc's kayla tausche is reporting that the news could be announced as early as today. the spin-off comes after months of negotiations with an activist investor. ingersoll-rand is planning to announce a buyback program and a nearly 30% increase in the share program. also, aig is considering selling its plane leasing firm to a chinese group for up to $4.8 billion. plus, listen to this, mcdonald's is going to be reporting november sales today. look for the numbers at about 8:00 a.m. eastern time. analysts are expecting global comps to decline .1%. u.s. sales are seen falling by .8% while europe is expected to tick slightly higher. this was a big deal last month when they came out for their comps. it disappointed for the first time in years and years. people will be watching this number very closely to
CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 3:00pm EST
disrupted by new players like square and paypal and google. the stock has been hit, but our fund manager we talked to think it's been unfairly hit. any time an industry is being disrupted, that's a good opportunity. >> u.s. bancorp? >> this is an old fashioned bank. focuses on deposits and loans and wealth management. none of the other stuff that can get you into trouble. this is one our clients really liked. >> this year dividend plays have been huge. everyone is looking for income. they look to these companies that have a good yield. the two that came through here were ford and, as it happens, our majority owner comcast. >> yes. so ford, you know, the auto recovery story is pretty significant. it's still happening. cars on the road are older. the replacement rate is going to go up. with ford, it has a rock-solid balance sheet. its dividend yield, we think, could go up. comcast is interesting. not because it's the boss' of "closing bell," it has a new revenue stream in nbc universal, which is up 32% in the third quarter because of the olympics and the election. you know, on the other side,
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 12:00pm EST
they're in acquisition target potentially, whether it be for microsoft or comcast or google or potentially an app. >> weiss, what about the risk factors? >> they're meaningless in terms of the fundamentals of the company. all it's going to be is a fine. it's not like there's fraud or anything like that. there's no restatement of earnings or neanything else comg in. balance sheet. just ignore that nuisance. it gets your names in the headlines a little bit more. in terms of the company and the fundamentals, my concern is they're overpaying for content. they're going to have to raise capital next year and i don't think somebody can come in and buy them. >> we'll move on and talk about the market. ross kosterich joins us live from san francisco. ros russ, nice to see you. >> thanks for having me. >> if there's coal in apple's market can santa claus have a rally? >> the stock can move higher without apple but to state the obvious, it's a big chunk. it's certainly going to help if apple participates but i think the reality is apple along with the rest of the stock market is still
FOX Business
Dec 11, 2012 4:00pm EST
technology etfs that out performed. internet index fund, moving higher, top holdings, google, amazon, and ebay, and the tech fund, ign, top holdings here, you may own them, cisco, qualcom, a gain of more than one point. david: more than a stock market, there's a lot of things today, very interesting lineup of guests, big labor, obviously, about to take a devastating blow in michigan, on the verge of becoming a right-to-work state. the man poised to make it happen, putting pen to paper signing the bill into law. governor rick snider. he's going to be joining us live from the office in the state capitol. don't miss this. liz: dangerously close to going over the cliff. you know the date, december 31st. coming up, exclusively on fox business, former treasury secretary paul o'neill as sides dwindle own spendings, he has what needs to be done to get budget under control, easy ways to cut it and who should carry the burden. david: before the busy hour, what drove the markets with today's data download. stocks pushing up for hopes of a deal in the beltway. all three indexes in the green, hos
CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
myriad alibis i hear from today's action. apple's losing share to google, it doesn't have the right phones in europe, nokia's making a comeback, the mini isn't selling, there's no special dividend, we've got a stock chart that is the -- >> sell, sell, sell, sell! >> excuse me for a moment while i get nauseated. apple went down today because it's a big dollar amount stock and makes a ton of economic sense to ring the register before year-end. why do i always say about apple? own it. shocker. how about citigroup? this company's crushed shareholders for many, many years, but this new management team, you've got to hand it to them for taking tough medicine right before the holidays, firing 11,000 people, shutting down underperforming operations around the globe. no, i don't want to work there, and i feel terrible at the layoffs. i've got a ton of friends over citi, but i would be happy if i was a shareholder. something we're asking of our politicians, they can't do that. but citigroup's management was willing to take the hard medicine for the shareholders. we hear endless negativity abo
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 1:00pm EST
of the juicy questions like whether the company needs new leadership or friday's report google is interested in groupon which sent it skyrocketing. given up gains, about 15% since friday. mason stressing groupon strength in mobile, a third his transactions on mobile devices saying mobile customers spend more and are more loyal. sue, over to you. >> thank you. time for the "power lunch" rundown. welcome, gentlemen. first up treasury selling remaining aig shares and nets $22.7 billion in the process. a nice tidy sumbu it took a while and it was a lot of hard work to get that. >> yes, the question for historians to debate is whether or not the success of this aig bail ott will encourage future generations of lawmakers to say, hey, you know what, last trim we made $22 billion. let's do it again. it seems to work. that's the question from now until the next major financial collapse. i hope that's a long time from now but it's something to think about. >> i want to put out $22 billion sounds like a lot of money but only about a 3% return per year. the treasury really isn't as great an investment a
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 10:30pm EST
that we had now, we would never have had the googles or intels, because many of those founders i graduated from american universities will not have been allowed to stay. our bill does a variety of things, but the two most important things are one, let's start with the lowest hanging fruit, those not undergraduate degrees but graduate degrees, masters and phd.s, in science, engineering, and math, and say, if you graduate and you had a job in america, we will give you a green card. this should be the most basic of common-sense because the remarkable thing is, these jobs, which can be anywhere in the world, bring with them not only the high paying, high skilled jobs as well, but many times three or four ancillary support jobs. part one. part two, and this is one -- everybody knott's on the first. the second is to revise what i believe very antiquated visa policies, because those folks that have been lucky not to get rid of the summit is to stay in this country in many cases become -- through the visa maze in this country -- many times they are greatly restricted. their ability to go out and s
CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 4:00am EST
accused the likes of starbucks, google and amazon of immorally dodging taxes in the uk. although they've done absolutely nothing illegal. steve is braving the inclement weather in the uk with more on this story. how much of a mention and a focus is this going to get with everything else, steve? >> well, isn't it wonderful, the politicians when they're running for their own lives look for another scapegoat, and who better than those u.s. corporations who aren't paying enough uk tax. but as you quite rightly said, they're doing absolutely nothing illegal and doing everything that they should do in terms of creating shareholder value. they're doing what they should do, ie looking for ways to minimize their tax burden, increase their profit and potentially increase the special dividends no those u.s. investors will be getting ahead of the fiscal cliff. but let's get another view of this. gary richards is a senior corporate tax partner. that's the point. these american companies who are evading taxes who the politicians want to come down on, they're doing nothing wrong. the problem lies in
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 9:20am EST
. groupon also lower this morning. it jumped on friday on reports it could be a takeover target for google. whether it is or not, i don't know, but it is down this morning. all right. we're back in 90 seconds with the drastic steps the dallas cowboys are considering after this weekend's tragic accident. stuart: horrible story over the weekend. dallas cowboys player josh brent allegedly driving drunk flips his car. his passenger and teammate jerry brown killed in the accident. the cowboys are looking into all options to protect their players. including installing devices that would immobilize the car if the driver of the car. the judge is here. do they have the right to intrude into players' cars and install a device that you can't drive it if you are drunk? >> do they have the right? not is it the right thing to do but do they have the right thing to do? well, they are not the government. and the young man who is accused, he's still innocent, because he's innocent still proven guilty accused of this awful event is free to work at another football team. so under that theory, he's voluntaril
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2012 11:00am EST
goldman sachs talking about avalanche basically they can continue to battle against google, the market share that some people have been speculating apple was likely to lose. cheryl: that is a stock to watch for the week and today we will see you in 14 minutes. just talking about the november unemployment rate, dropping 7.7%. 6,000 new jobs added. far better than expectations but behind that number is the fiscal cliff. if congress doesn't act jobless unemployment benefits will go from a 72 week maximum down to 27 weeks. could that force a spike in the jobless rate again for 2013? joining us is todd schoenberger of wells fargo, senior economist. i know you were not thrilled with the numbers that came out today but you also have the issue of unemployment benefits and what that does to the economy. are you worried? >> you bet i am worried. if we leap off of the fiscal cliff you are looking at a minimum of 500,000 jobs eliminated and i am not talking low-wage jobs. i am talking about high five digit to six digit jobs. that will impact the overall economy. not just in the united states, also
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 10:00am EST
second panel will include -- this is our first attempt at live testimony by, is it google -- fwoogle hangout. i suspect no one has testified by google hangout, a thing i didn't know existed. my thanks to the technical assistants and the policy support of several very capable folks who made this happen. thank you and welcome and we appreciate your repeat testimony before the subcommittee. >> thank you very much, chairman coons and ranking member isakson. on behalf of the national democratic institute, i look forward to the opportunity to address political developments in mali. mali face there's interwoven crises, a humanitarian emergency in the north which affected 450,000 people, political uncertainty in the capital, and a severe food shortage affecting the entire sahara subreregion. if this crisis were allowed to fester, they would have a long- lasting negative impact on mali and west and north africa, particularly countries like niger, mauritania and others which vauvenpo rouse borders. mali's current transition often looks like a three-legged pecktive, buzz of the unclear boundari
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 2:00pm EST
had intel or google or the host of companies because many of those founders to graduate from american universities would not have been allowed to stay. as terry sullivan mentioned, are billed as a variety of things. the two most important is start with the lowest hanging fruit, those not undergraduate degrees but graduate degrees, master's and ph.d.'s, in science, technology, engineering, and math -- clearly identified 96 disciplines in that category -- and say if you graduate and have a job awaiting you in america, we will give you a green card. dish should be the most basic of common sense. the remarkable thing is these jobs, which now in the global economy can be anywhere in the world, bring with them not only the high paying high skilled jobs, but many times several it is larry support jobs. if your an engineer, you need a lab technician. that is part one. part 2, everybody agrees with the first, but we get a few disagreements sometimes on the second, which is to revise the antiquated visa policies. those folks who have been lucky enough to get through the visa maze to stay in thi
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
suggesting the iphone iphone is giving up to google's headlines. apple accounts for the entirely of the mass dnasdaq's fall of 1. apple is enjoying its best day since early last week. didn't close on its highs but equities up 8% points or so. futures back in positive territory, up 15 and down and up five or so. everybody's watching what's going on in d.c. overnight in asia it was mixed but not big moves sni where, japan had a good day and in europe we have green roar rows yesterday morning which pour tended good things for us here, germany doing the best. >> as expect the bank of england and european central banks left their ratings unchanged. mario draghi will hold his post meeting news conference. steve liesman has more exclusive raults from our all-america economic survey. >> what do people think about the fiscal cliff. consumer confidence has remind high. business confidence is down so the first thing we want to know, that's not the right chart, we want to do on whether or not people heard about the fiscal cliff. have you heard of it? comparing it to some of the other times people asked
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2012 3:00am PST
a report out they are losing share to google's android. there is also concern about capital gains taxes. apple has been such a great performer over the last couple years that if you believe capital gains taxes are going to go up this has been a big winner for you. that's selling now could save you a ton of money versus selling next year. it's kind of a couple different head winds but i love the story. i think it will be a small portion of mac manufacturing but, still, having any manufacturing coming back to the united states especially high tech manufacturing from a leading company like apple, i think sends a very, very strong and good message. >> brian, harold ford. good morning. >> good morning. >> the questions around apple and whether the competition from, you mentioned android, but what microsoft is doing and obviously other companies, how does that affect the stock price going forward? andy surfs on saying it is a good price for the stock. how do you think the market is interpreting this? >> two things, harold. they're good questions. number one, on the tax issue if we can get som
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 12:00pm EST
at live testimony by google [inaudible] i suspect nobody has testified by this, the thing i didn't know existed. so my thanks to the technical assistance and the policy support of several very capable folks who made this happen. dr. fomunyoh you may begin and we appreciate your testimony today >> thank you, chairman to an and ranking member isaacson pivot on behalf of the national democratic institute, have the opportunity to discuss the political developments in mali. today crisis is two-thirds of the country which is humanitarian and has admitted for under 50,000 people. the political uncertainty in the capitol and the severe food shortage that is affecting the entire subregion. if this crisis were allowed to fester, it would have a long-lasting negative impact on mali and in the country's suggest niger with which mali shares very close borders. mali current transition because of the division of power and the influence among the three main actors. the president has given powers on the brokered agreement. as the left power in the former leader who continues to pull some. without strong
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 9:00am EST
can go on google, fined 20 different tracking experiments that people have performed on these machines, and diebold wears its political heart on its sleeve. they contribute hugely to political campaigns. a paper trail for these machines would be an excellent idea to make sure it is not being act, because it has been repeatedly proven that it is embarrassingly easy to hack these machines. that needs to happen. anyway, that is the election reform part of my speech, and i am going to end with another song, that can and i sang when we were at out at the trail. can actually thought until she was about 12 years old, she thought the picture of fdr, on her grandmother's mantelpiece was a grandfather. [laughter] -- her grandfather. her grandmother was such a fervent new-dealer that she inoculated came into liberal politics. ♪ o beautiful for spacious skies for amber waves of grain for purple mountain majesties above the fruiten plain america1 america! god shed his grace on thee and crown they god -- thy good with brotherhood from sea to shining sea from sea to shining sea ♪ ♪ thank you. [
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